Chinese Etymology

Chinese Etymology

Uncle Hanzi (汉字叔叔)

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Character (單一漢字)
English Senses For (英文): zi3
a child / a son / an offspring / a seed / an egg / the first of the twelve Terrestrial Branches ( 地 支 ) / a rank of the nobility equivalent to a viscount / a designation used in speaking of or to a man in former times ( somewhat similar to " mister "

Simplified (簡體字):
Unicode := 5B50
GB2312-80 := D7D3

New! Simplification explanation under construction.

Traditional (繁體字):
Unicode := 5B50
Big5 := A46C

子 zi3 (productive phonetic)


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ShuoWen: (說文解字):

New! etymology explanation under construction.

Primitive pictograph 子. A baby with hands.

Seal (說文解字裏的篆體字)


LST Seal (六書通裏的篆體字) Characters

L34064 L34065 L34066 L34067 L34068 L34069 L34070
L34071 L34072 L34073 L34074 L34075 L34076 L34077
L34078 L34079 L34080 L34081 L34082 L34083 L34084
L13409 L13410 L13411 L13412 L13413 L13414 L13415
L13416 L13417 L13418 L13419 L13420 L13421 L13422
L13423 L13424 L13425 L13426 L13427 L13428 L13429
L13430 L13431 L13432 L13433 L13434 L13435 L13436
L13437 L13438 L13439 L13440 L13441 L13442 L13443
L13394 L13395 L13396 L13397 L13398 L13399 L13400
L13401 L13402 L13403 L13404 L13405 L13406 L13407

Bronze (金文编裏的字) Characters

B20798 B20799 B20800 B20801 B20802 B20803 B20804
B20805 B20806 B20807 B20808 B20809 B20810 B20811
B20812 B20813 B20814 B20815 B20816 B20817 B20818
B20819 B20820 B20821 B20822 B20823 B20824 B20825
B20826 B20827 B20828 B20829 B20830 B20831 B20832
B20833 B20834 B20835 B20836 B20837 B20838 B20839
B20840 B20841 B20842 B20843 B20844 B20845 B20846
B20847 B20848 B20849 B20850 B20851 B20852 B20853
B20854 B20855 B20856 B20857 B20858 B20859 B20860
B20861 B20862 B20863 B20864 B20865 B20866 B20867
B20868 B20869 B20870 B20871 B20872 B20873 B20874
B20875 B20876 B20877 B20878 B20879 B20880 B20881
B20882 B20883 B20884 B20885 B20886 B20887 B20888
B20889 B20890 B20891 B20892 B20893 B20894 B20895
B20896 B20897 B20898 B20899 B20900 B20901 B20902
B20903 B20904 B20905 B20906 B20907 B20908 B20909
B20910 B20911 B20912 B20913 B20914 B20915 B20916
B20917 B20918 B20919 B20920 B20921

Oracle (甲骨文编裏的字) Characters

J30542 J30543 J30544 J30545 J30546 J30547 J30548
J30549 J30550 J30551 J30552 J30553 J30554 J30555
J30556 J30557 J30558 J30559 J30560 J30561 J30562
J30563 J30564 J30565 J30566 J30567 J30568 J30569
J30570 J30571 J30572 J30573 J30574 J30575 J30576
J30577 J30578 J30579 J30580 J30581 J30582 J30583
J30584 J30585 J30586 J30587 J30588 J30589 J30590
J30591 J30592 J30593 J30594 J30595 J30596 J30597
J30598 J30599 J30600 J30601 J30602 J30603 J30604
J30605 J30606 J30607 J30608 J30609 J30610 J30611
J30612 J30613 J30614 J30615 J30616 J30617 J30618
J30619 J30620 J30621 J30622 J30623 J30624 J30625
J30626 J30627 J30628 J30629 J30630 J30631 J30632
J30633 J30634 J30635 J30636 J30637 J30638 J30639
J30640 J30641 J30642 J30643 J30644 J30645 J30646
J30647 J30648 J30649 J30650 J30651 J30652 J30653
J30654 J30655 J30656 J30657 J30658 J30659 J30660
J30661 J30662 J30663 J30664 J30665 J30666 J30667
J30668 J30669 J30670 J30671 J30672 J30673 J30674
J30675 J30676 J30677 J30678 J30679 J30680 J30681
J30682 J30683 J30684 J30685 J30686 J30687 J30688
J30689 J30690 J30691 J30692 J30693 J30694 J30695
J30696 J30697 J30698 J30699 J30700 J30701 J30702
J30703 J30704 J30705 J30706 J30707 J30708 J30709
J30710 J30711 J30712 J30713 J30714 J30715 J30716
J30717 J30718 J30719 J30720 J30721 J30722 J30723
J30724 J30725 J30726 J30727 J30728 J30729 J30730
J30731 J30732 J30733 J30734 J30735 J30736 J30737
J30738 J30739 J30740 J30741 J30742 J30743 J30744
J30745 J30746 J30747 J30748 J30749 J30750 J30751
J30752 J30753 J30754 J30755 J30756 J30757 J30758
J30759 J30760 J30761 J30762 J30763 J30764 J30765
J30766 J30767

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